The Daily Outkick: Monday, July 8, 2019

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NBA (Free Agent) Action Is Fantastic (Outkick) Kawhi Leonard is heading to the Los Angeles Clippers and he is bringing Paul George with him.

Jeffrey Epstein Is Accused Of Luring Girls To His Manhattan Mansion And Abusing Them (New York Times) The billionaire financier is charged with running a sex-trafficking operation that brought dozens of girls as young as 14 to his opulent home.

The Clippers Got Kawhi Leonard And Paul George, And Changed What’s Possible In The NBA (The Ringer) These two deals redraw the league’s landscape, at once making the Clippers title contenders and tarnishing the Lakers’ offseason.

Michelle Obama Won’t Comment On Biden Apology, Holds Off On Endorsement At Essence Festival (ABC News) Former first lady Michelle Obama refused to comment on the Kamala Harris-Joe Biden “dust up,” as moderator Gayle King called it.

U.S. Wins Women’s World Cup (Wall Street Journal) The U.S. defeats the Netherlands, 2-0, to win the Women’s World Cup.

Trump Team Held Back Dirt On Kavanaugh Accuser, New Book Says (Fox News) The behind-the-scenes strategy is revealed in “Justice on Trial: The Kavanaugh Confirmation and the Future of the Supreme Court.”

MLB Home Run Derby Odds And 2019 All-Star Game Attraction (Forbes) The MLB All-Star break begins with the annual Home Run Derby at 8:00 p.m. ET on Monday night.

Box Office: ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Debuts With Heroic $185 Million (Variety) The web-slinging adventure easily dominated in North America, delivering a $185 million debut from 4,636 venues during its first six days in theaters

Game On: Inside The Lawsuit Against The ‘Sunday Night Football’ Theme Song (SI) Heidi Merrill, a singer-songwriter, has joined three other songwriters in suing Carrie Underwood for copyright infringement.

How To Protect Our Kids’ Data And Privacy (Wired) Eighty-one percent of the world’s children and 92 percent of US children now have an online presence before they turn 2.

Jonathan Lucroy Carted Off The Field After Bloody Collision At Home Plate (Yahoo! Sports) The Los Angeles Angels later announced that he was taken to a hospital for a CT scan and will be evaluated for a possible concussion and broken nose.